Women In Sports: You’ve Come A Long Way

Women Overcome Sexism and Racism To Play Sports

Monday, August 16; 7pm This event is online only please register to receive your Zoom access.

Women have had doors closed on them in pursuing sports as an occupation. Men didn’t want them playing sports because they claimed playing sports was unladylike. And women’s bodies were not equipped to handle athletic competition. Yet some women continued to pursue sports and struggled to succeed. Women’s sports has grown in popularity and there are recognizable names but there is a long way to go in being totally accepted.

Evan Weiner is a speaker, and author, with a radio and TV background.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.